Arts for All Receives National Award

Arts for All Receives National Award

Mon, 06/20/2011 (All day)

Arts for All receives award from Americans for the ArtsArts for All, Los Angeles County’s dynamic, countywide collaboration to restore standards-based arts education into the public school core curriculum, received the Arts Education Award at the

Arts Education Providers Directory

Arts Education Providers Directory

Mon, 06/20/2011 (All day)

Los Angeles County Arts Commission Arts for All LogoArts for All has announced the application and workshops for arts education professional development providers who wish to be included in their online directory.  The deadline for directory application is July 27, 2011.

HR 1891 Would Eliminate Federal Arts in Education Program

HR 1891 Would Eliminate Federal Arts in Education Program

Tue, 06/14/2011 (All day)

Americans for the Arts Action FundThe "Setting New Priorities in Education Spending Act" would end 43 federal education programs, including Arts in Education.  The House of Representatives may vote on this legislation before the August Congressional Recess.  Click here to tell

LAUSD/UTLA Agreement Would Restore 134+ Arts Teachers

LAUSD/UTLA Agreement Would Restore 134+ Arts Teachers

Wed, 06/01/2011 (All day)

LAUSD reaches tentative agreement with UTLAUnited Teachers Los Angeles has reached a Tentative Agreement (TA) with Los Angeles Unified School District that would restore at least 134 elementary arts teachers in 2011/2012.

Bennett Kayser Will Join LAUSD School Board

Bennett Kayser Will Join LAUSD School Board

Tue, 05/31/2011 (All day)
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Bennett KayserBennett Kayser has officially won the runoff election for LAUSD School Board 5th District seat after an extremely close election.  The Los Angeles Times reports that Kayser won by only 600 votes, receiving 10,700 total votes in an election with less than 10% voter turnout. 

Arts for All Launches Website

Arts for All Launches Website

Thu, 05/12/2011 (All day)

Arts for All launches new websiteThe Los Angeles County Arts Commission and its partners have announced the launch of the new website for Arts for All, the dynamic, county-wide collaboration working to create vibrant classrooms, schools, communities and economies through the restoration of all arts disciplines into the core curriculum for each of our 1.6

VAPA Standards: Friend or Foe?

Sandy Seufert, Manager of Teaching Artist Development, The Music Center: Performing Arts Center of Los Angeles County

 

 

Sandy Seufert, Manager of Curriculum and Teaching Artist Development for The Music Center, blogs on Visual & Performing Arts Standards for Teaching Artists.

 

 

 

 

February 2011 Burbank USD Candidate Survey

ABurbank USDrts for LA and the Burbank Arts for All Foundation have surveyed all candidates running for Burbank Unified School District School Board in the February 22, 2011 election.  Click below to read the results.

 

Candidate Photos:

March 2011 LAUSD School Board Candidate Surveys

Arts for LAUSD School BoardLA has surveyed all candidates running for Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) in the March 8, 2011 election.  Click your school board district below to read the results.

Natalie Franco: The Power of Photography

Natalie Franco, Photographer

 

Photographer, LA City Advocacy Team member and teacher Natalie Franco guest blogs on how a youth photography class can change a life. 

Her blog is illustrated with her photographs from one of the youth classes she teaches.

 

 

 

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